Consider: Children — no matter how “mature” — cannot buy cigarettes or give consent to being tattooed.
As Thomas Nagel would argue today, any theory of evolution that excludes the origin of mind and consciousness from consideration is at best half a theory.
Design scientists like Michael Behe have, in an important way, been following in Darwin’s path for decades.
This sort of behavior is not new. In 2004, the University of Helsinki (Finland) cancelled some scheduled talks by Discovery Institute fellows Paul Nelson and Richard Sternberg.
Unstated, but perhaps a contributing factor, was the increasing prosperity we have enjoyed in country in recent years.